Twenty-two Hudson Valley towns ranked in the top 32 for having the smallest English-speaking population in "Upstate New York."

NYup.com complied dated from the U.S. Census to find out the areas in "Upstate New York" where English is spoken the least. In some Hudson Valley locations, non-English-speakers outnumber English-speakers.

Before you shoot the messenger, Ben Axelson of NYup.com told Hudson Valley Post in an email the website classified upstate as anything north of Rockland County.

The website listed 32 communities that all have an English-speaking population lower than 75%.

"This percentage indicates individuals who speak only English at home vs. people who speak a language other than English at home. Many individuals who speak a language other than English at home are also capable of speaking some or fluent English," Axelson wrote in the article.

Below are the Hudson Valley communities that made the list:

31: Chester (Orange County)
English-speaking population: 74.2%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

29: Mahopac (Putnam County)
English-speaking population: 5,483 (74%)
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

28: Arlington (Dutchess County)
English-speaking population: 73.7%
Most-spoken non-English language: Arabic

27: Monroe (Orange County)
English-speaking population: 73.6%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

26: New Windsor (Orange County)
English-speaking population: 73.6
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

25: Mechanicstown (Orange County)
English-speaking population: 73.2%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

23: Watchtower (Ulster County)
English-speaking population: 72.9%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

21: Shokan (Ulster County)
English-speaking population: 71.4%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

20: Orange Lake (Orange County)
English-speaking population: 71.2%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

19: Loch Sheldrake (Sullivan County)
English-speaking population: 70.2%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

18: Balmville (Orange County)
English-speaking population: 70.2%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

16: Washington Heights (Orange County)
English-speaking population: 69.6%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

13: Woodridge (Sullivan County)
English-speaking population: 65.3%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

12: Wappingers Falls (Dutchess County)
English-speaking population: 3,269 64.6%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

10: Merritt Park (Dutchess County)
English-speaking population: 63.4%
Most-spoken non-English language: Other Asian Languages

9: Middletown (Orange County)
English-speaking population: 62.7%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

8: Vails Gate (Orange County)
English-speaking population: 61.2%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

7: Harriman (Orange County)
English-speaking population: 60.7%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

5: South Fallsburg (Sullivan County)
English-speaking population: 55.4%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

4: Newburgh (Orange County)
English-speaking population: 53.7%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

3: Brewster (Putnam County)
English-speaking population: 39.8%
Most-spoken non-English language: Spanish

1: Kiryas Joel (Orange County)
English-speaking population: 7.7%
Most-spoken non-English language: Yiddish

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